1898, December: Ed and Clarissa at the time they
1902?: Ed with Ida and Lorenzo.
1903?: Ida and Lorenzo.
Ethel and Jennie Sanders (Ed's second wife) at Twin
Wallace and Ethel Matson.
Wallace, Ed, and Ethel at their home in Pocatello.
Wallace at school. He's on the front row, at the
Ed with Vin (Morgan) Ball's family.
Back: Rudgar, Ed, Verna, Alice, Muriel, Vin, and
Brant, Nola, Madge, Donna, and Nancy.
Jerome, Idaho railroad station. Ed was the
According to Phyllis, Ed is at the far left. This station still
stands (as of 2012) but was moved to a park near the center of Jerome
and is now used as a community center.
The water tower at Cliff, Idaho.
Ed built the foundation for this 1/2 million gallon water
and Ethel are standing in front of the tower.
A bridge near Jerome, Idaho. Ed is standing at
Ed and his crew. He is at the far right.
The West Yellowstone train depot.
This was the end of the rail line. Ed was the construction
Ed's first car.
Wallace's high school graduation photo.
Family reunion at Uncle Oscar Martin's house in Labelle,
The third person from the right appears to be Lorna Whiting (seated and
wearing a light colored dress with black belt). She is the younger
sister of John Matson's wife Ethel. The picture was probably taken
around 1915 to 1920.
Lorenzo and Ida.
Ethel and something that looks like a banjo.
Three generations of Matsons: Ed, Ren, and
1952: Ed and his third wife Florence at their home
Ed and Florence with Clara, Wallace's wife.
Ethel Matson's funeral program.
1) Unless otherwise noted, all pictures obtained from Phyllis
(Matson) Peterson and scanned on October 3 & 4, 2000.
2) Picture obtained from Linda (Peterson)Young and scanned in